Posts tagged as 'History'

2011
15
Sep

To the shores of Tripoli

Before the uprising in Libya, even though it is part of the Marine Corps Hymn, I really doubt most Marines knew were Tripoli was located. ‘To the shores of Tripoli’ in the Marine Corps Hymn stems from the Battle of Derne. It is the first recorded land battle fought overseas by the United States. It … Continue reading

2009
05
May

Sutters Fort

When my parents came to visit me, one of the days we went to Sutter’s Fort in Sacramento. There were volunteers there that did simple re-enactments and demonstrations of things. Two of the coolest things were when they shot the rifle and the canon. Which I just so happened to video: Rifle Shot Canon Shot

2009
05
May

Very First Video On YouTube

Here is the very first video ever added to YouTube by one of the original YouTube creators, Jawed Karim, at 8:27 pm on Saturday April 23rd, 2005: